Kirk Chambers

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Kirk Chambers
No. 65, 67, 72, 73
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-03-19) March 19, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: Provo, Utah
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
College: Stanford
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 6 / Pick: 176
Debuted in 2004 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
Roster status: Retired
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2011
Games played 70
Fumble recoveries 0
Stats at NFL.com

Kirk Chambers (born March 19, 1979 in Provo, Utah) is an American football offensive tackle who is Retired. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round (176th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Stanford.

He has also been a member of the Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons.

Early years[edit]

Chambers graduated from Provo High School in 1997. For three years he started both on offense and defense. He was a member of championship winning basketball teams at Provo High in 1995 and 1997. Chambers also participated in student government, Mr. Provo High, track and field, and the Chamber Choir.

A distinguished high school athlete, Chambers was heavily recruited by Stanford University and by his home town school Brigham Young University, eventually selecting the Cardinal.

Before playing at Stanford, however, Chambers served a two year church mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Berlin, Germany.

College career[edit]

Chambers started all 45 games in which he played for Stanford University.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Chambers was drafted in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He spent two seasons with the team, appearing in 21 games with no starts.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

After spending the 2006 season out of football, Chambers signed a free-agent contract with the Buffalo Bills on January 25, 2007. He played in all 32 games for the team over the following two season, starting five.

Chambers re-signed with the Bills in March 2009.[1] He was released during final cuts on September 5,[2] only to be re-signed three days later after offensive tackle Langston Walker was released.[3] He was again released during the final cuts on September 4, 2010.[4]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals on November 16, 2010.[5]

Detroit Lions[edit]

On August 11, 2011, Chambers signed with the Detroit Lions. Chambers was released from the Lions on the final day of cuts.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

The Atlanta Falcons signed him on October 25, 2011.

Personal[edit]

Chambers married Marilyn Ord on June 23, 2001. The couple has four daughters.

His father was a high school German teacher, so Chambers speaks fluent German. He also earned the rank of Eagle Scout while a member in the Boy Scouts of America.

He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

After the 2011 NFL Season Chambers chose to become the head football coach at Spanish Fork High School in Spanish Fork, Utah.

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